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What are the causes of a constant dull stomach ache?

What are the causes of a constant dull stomach ache?

Stomach ache: 34 F asks: What are the causes of a constant dull stomach ache? ANS: Many. some not so bad and some deadly: such as ulcer, cancer, tabdominal aortic aneurysm to mention a few. But you need to talk to a Dr who can get more information, they examine you and then order the correct to find out your problem. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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What are the main causes of a constant dull stomach ache?

What are the main causes of a constant dull stomach ache?

GERD: Reflux / GERD/ stomach ulcer/ H pylori infection or chronic pancreatitis. Easiest thing is to start taking Omepeazole OTC empty stomach for 2 weeks if it helps its reflux if it doesn't you may need blood work up and /or EGD. Talk to you PCP. ...Read more

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Why do I still have a dull stomach ache after finishing a course of orni o and pan d?

Why do I still have a dull stomach ache after finishing a course of orni o and pan d?

Stomach upset?: Possibly stomach upset or mild gastritis from the pills. Also possible that the treatment didn't work and you'll need to be re-evaluated. ...Read more

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Urgent: feels like i'm rocking back and forth with mild dull stomach ache what's going on?

Urgent: feels like i'm rocking back and forth with mild dull stomach ache what's going on?

See your MD: It could be anything from irritable bowel syndrme to peptic ulcer or other serious conditions. A good history and physical exam is required. See your md. ...Read more

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Dull stomach ache at base of sternum, lots of belching. What is it?

Dull stomach ache at base of sternum, lots of belching. What is it?

Common is common: This combination is quite frequently indicative of gallbladder disease, especially if the symptoms occur or worsen with fatty and greasy foods. Peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, or gastric emptying problems are also possibilities. Speak to your doctor, and be prepared to detail your symptoms and associated activities. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dull stomach ache at base of sternum, beltching, comes and goes. Pain is not severe. Normal appetite. What is it?

Dull stomach ache at base of sternum, beltching, comes and goes. Pain is not severe. Normal appetite. What is it?

??Gastritis: At age 25, possibly gastritis from certain foods or meds. But it may be other things as well, gallbladder disease, pancreatitis. Watch diet , take some prevacid, (lansoprazole) if not better or worse need sonogram, and of course must see your doctor. ...Read more

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Mix of dark and light green stool especially after eating certain fruits i.e. grapes n dull stomach ache for two months. possible causes?

Mix of dark and light green stool especially after eating certain fruits i.e. grapes n dull stomach ache for two months. possible causes?

Changed stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. Consider what you ate in the last few days, but if greenish color is unusual for you & persists or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a dull stomach ache after a meal?

Is it normal to have a dull stomach ache after a meal?

No.: It is normal not to have any pain after a meal. Abdominal pain and the associated possibilities of diagnoses are endless. It is important to talk to a doctor to obtain a detailed history, a thorough exam, and tests that can confirm or rule out what we suspect you may have. See your doctor asap to workup your gallbladder and rule out stomach pathology such as ulcers or tumors. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dull stomach ache, rumblings, foul smelling gas and itchy skin over whole body?

What to do if I have dull stomach ache, rumblings, foul smelling gas and itchy skin over whole body?

See your doctor: It can be a reaction to something you ate, better get seen, meanwhile, OTC antihistamines, and anything OTC for indigestion would help, goodluck ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. Evert Eriksson
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Stomach Aches (Definition)

Stomach aches or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe aches ...Read more